South of the Border Chicken Breasts

South of the Border Chicken Breasts

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 15 minutes

Total Time: 30 minutes

Serving Size: 4

Mildly spicy chicken breasts—an easy dinner for any weeknight.


  • 4 chicken breasts, skinless and boneless
  • 1/4 cup pure vegetable oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tsp chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp dried oregano leaves
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
  • Light sour cream (optional garnish)


  1. Heat broiler. Spray broiler pan with non-stick cooking spray.
  2. In small bowl, blend oil, garlic, chili powder, oregano, and cayenne. Place chicken on broiler pan. Brush or spoon half of seasoning mixture over chicken.
  3. Broil chicken 6 minutes, 4 to 6 inches from heat. Turn chicken over; brush with remaining seasoning mixture. Broil 4 to 5 minutes longer or until internal juices of chicken run clear.
  4. Garnish with light sour cream; accompany with hot corn and black beans, if desired.
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